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Bowen Basin gas approval a reckless risk of groundwater

October 29, 2014

The Federal Government has given approval to Arrow Energy for 4,000 new coal seam gas wells in the Bowen Basin, including up to a thousand wells that can be fracked. These wells will stretch hundreds of kilometres from northeast of Moranbah to Blackwater, west...

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Ban on Maules Creek spring clearing vindicates community concerns

October 23, 2014

The decision made by the NSW Department of Planning today to deny Whitehaven Coal a special permit to clear for the Maules Creek coal mine during the sensitive spring/early summer period has vindicated community concerns of its environmental impact, Lock the Gate said today....

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